Japan, Samoa, & Tahiti, 1886, 1890-91 Artist: John La Farge (American, 1835–1910, M.A. (Hon.) 1896)


Graphite, some pen and ink throughout; black cardboard cover with marbled flyleafs: 87 leaves, 51 filled


closed sketchbook: 4 1/2 × 6 7/8 in. (11.5 × 17.5 cm)
sheet (single page): 4 3/8 × 6 5/8 in. (11.1 × 16.8 cm)
sheet (open): 4 3/8 × 13 1/4 in. (11.1 × 33.7 cm)

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Everett V. Meeks, B.A. 1901, Fund

Accession Number



19th century


Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of records is ongoing.

  • Elisabeth Hodermarsky et al., John La Farge's Second Paradise: Voyages in the South Seas, 1890–1891, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2010), 100, 196, 197, 216, no. 59, fig. 142
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